Cost Controllers x 4

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence, Security Cleared

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  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Our high profile client manages large scale national procurement contracts and has a current requirement for a broad spectrum of experienced Cost Controllers. Experience of working in a Government finance or cost control department would be highly beneficial. All roles are presented on a contract basis (6 months initial) and will be based at our client's site operations at Filton, Bristol.


Monitoring Programme/Project costs throughout the reporting period and advising on cost control performance, accruals, impairment and supporting investment appraisals.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Ability to develop, improve and adapt the tools, techniques and processes to fit the requirements of the team and the business
  • Ability to engage with relevant stakeholders to support the generation of Programme/Project cost information, identifying options to remain within budget.
  • Finance point of contact for appropriate projects, ensuring relevant interface across stakeholders
  • Ability to contribute to and produce relevant financial documentation
  • Ability to review management information, provide business insight and work alongside colleagues to help deliver the support strategy and policy
  • Understanding of cost control, EVM, VAT and Foreign Exchange processes and policy.
  • Preparation and maintenance of the annual budgets, cost control and associated accounting documentation.
  • Confident in dealing directly with Finance representatives
  • Understand the impact of any changes to the programme/project budget.
  • Providing input to the development of finance strategies to support approval submissions for projects
  • Production of recommended review and assessment of investment appraisals for Industry submissions and recommended weighting of each return
  • Contributing to the development of finance planning
  • Assessing the impact of any proposed changes to the programme/project budgeting
  • Ensuring that appropriate controls are in place and that any change or acquisition are compliant with governance
  • Ensuring that any changes to the budget are communicated effectively to an appropriate audience


  • A minimum of 5 years' experience of working in cost or finance management or a suitable analytical discipline.
  • Attainment of or working toward a CCAB, CIMA, AAT qualification
  • Membership of Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE) at Incorporated level or willingness to work towards required accreditation level within a year.
  • Knowledge of relevant finance systems and tools to support the delivery of advice to stakeholders on the subject matter area
  • Minimum of QCF Level 3 in a relevant subject.